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Ski in the Poconos

From the first commercial ski resort in the state to the innovation that brought us modern snowmaking, the Poconos have been dominating the winter sports scene for decades. Learn something new on the beginner slopes or put your skills to the test on the double black diamond trails and terrain parks. With snow fresh on the ground and more on its way, get outside before the season’s end this year and experience the excitement of sliding down the slopes at these ski resorts: Jack Frost and Big Boulder, Camelback Mountain, Blue Mountain, and Elk Mountain.


Jack Frost provides a variety of interesting terrain on its 20 pristine trails and two terrain parks while its partner, Big Boulder, devotes about half of its overall terrain to park features. Buy your two-in-one tickets or schedule a lesson.

Jack Frost Mountain
Jack Frost Mountain Road
Blakeslee, PA 18610


With 38 trails,16 lifts,100% snowmaking, and its entire terrain illuminated for night skiing, Camelback stands out among the competition. Award-winning instructional programs make taking a lesson at Camelback a must. It’s also home to the largest snow tubing park in the country with 42 lanes, two magic carpets, and Galactic Snowtubing after dark.

Camelback Mountain
301 Resort Drive
Tannersville, PA 18372


Pennsylvania’s highest vertical drop can be found at Blue Mountain Resort along with 39 trails and just as many tubing lanes as well as five terrain parks. The Slopeside Pub and Grill is a full-service mountaintop restaurant. It’s all conveniently located within 90 minutes from Philadelphia and New York City and just 30 minutes from the Lehigh Valley.

Blue Mountain Resort
1660 Blue Mountain Drive
Palmerton, PA 18071


Elk Mountain is located in the beautiful Endless Mountains on 180 acres of skiable terrain. Named Best Overall Mountain in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Elk Mountain has 27 trails and two terrain parks named Little Foot and Stompin’ Grounds. Little Foot, popular among beginners, is a smaller progression park with fun features. Stompin’ Grounds is a large terrain park popular among snowboarders that varies seasonally with features like jumps, boxes, bonks, and rails. Elk Mountain’s Winter Garden Restaurant serves delicious house-made soups to chic cocktails in a sophisticated atmosphere on the slopes. Plan a date night out or stop by for a post-run cocktail.

Elk Mountain Ski Resort
344 Elk Mountain Rd.
Union Dale, PA 18470